Portable has been threatened with disqualification by the organizers of the Headies, a prominent music awards event, after he threatened to kill co-nominees for the 2022 edition.
The artist, who was nominated in the categories of ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Street-Hop Artiste,’ threatened to kill anyone who won any of the categories in his place.
Portable made this threat in a video on Wednesday as he claimed other nominees are no match for him
Consequently, the Headies in its public announcement on Friday said it might be forced to disqualify the singer if he fails to retract his statement and issue an apology on his social media pages.
The statement reads in part: “We have notified the Nigerian police of Mr. Okokiola’s actions to fellow nominees.